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abdomin/o
abdomen
aden/o
gland
amin/o
amnion (sac of fluid surrounding the embryo)
an/o
anus
angi/o
vessel (usually a blood vessel)
anter/o
front
arteri/o
artery
arthr/o
joint
ather/o
plaque (a yellow, fatty material)
axill/o
armpit (underarm)
bi/o
life
bronch/o, bronchi/o
bronchial tubes
carcin/o
cancer, cancerous
cardi/o
heart
carp/o
carpals
cephal/o
head
cerebr/o
cerebrum
cervic/o
neck of the body or neck of the uterus
chem/o
drug or chemical
cholecyst/o
gallbladder
chron/o
time
cis/o
to cut
coccyg/o
coccyx, tailbone
col/o
colon (large intestine or bowel)
colp/o, vagin/o
vagina
cost/o
ribs
crani/o
skull
cry/o
cold
cutane/o
dura mater
cyst/o
urinary bladder; also a sac of fluid or cyst
cyt/o
cell
dermat/o, derm/o
skin
electr/o
electricity
encephal/o
brain
enter/o
intestine (often the small intestine)
epitheli/o
skin, surface tissue
erythr/o
red
esophag/o
esophagus
esthesi/o
sensation
gastr/o
stomach
gen/o
to produce, to begin
ger/o
old age
glyc/o
sugar
gynec/o
woman
hem/o, hemat/o
blood
hepat/o
liver
hyster/o, uter/o
uterus
iatr/o
treatment
inguin/o
groin
isch/o
to hold back
jejun/o
jejunum
lapar/o
abdomen
laryng/o
larynx (voice box)
later/o
side
leuk/o
white
lumb/o
loin (waist)
lymph/o
lymph fluid
lymphaden/o
lymph node
mamm/o, mast/o
breast
mediastin/o
mediastinum (space between the lungs)
men/o
menses; month
mening/o
meninges
metri/o
uterus
my/o
muscles
myel/o
spinal cord
myring/o
eardrum
nat/o
birth
necr/o
death (of cells)
nephr/o
kidney
neur/o
nerve
norm/o
rule, order
obstetr/o
midwife
onc/o
tumor
oophor/o, ovari/o
ovary
ophthalm/o
eye
orchi/o, orchid/o
testes
oste/o
bone
ot/o
ear
pancreat/o
pancreas
path/o
disease
pelv/o
pelvic
peritone/o
peritoneum (membrane surrounding the abdomen)
pharyng/o
pharynx (throat)
phleb/o
vein
plas/o
formation, growth, development
pleur/o
pleura
pneum/o
lung
poster/o
back, behind
proct/o
anus and rectum
prostat/o
prostate gland
psych/o
mind
pulmon/o
lung
pyel/o
renal pelvis
radi/o
x-rays
ren/o
kidney
rhin/o, nas/o
nose
sacr/o
sacrum
salping/o
fallopian tubes
sarc/o
flesh
scapul/o
scapula
son/o
sound
spin/o
spine
splen/o
speen
stomat/o
mouth
thorac/o
chest
thromb/o
clotting
thyroid/o
thyroid gland
tonsil/o
tonsils
trache/o
trachea (windpipe)
troph/o
to put, place, position
tympan/o
eardrum
ur/o
urine or urea; urinary tract
ureter/o
ureter
urethr/o
urethra
uter/o
uterus
vas/o
vas deferens
vascul/o
blood vessel
ven/o
vein
vertebr/o
vertebra
vesic/o
urinary bladder
-al, -ar, -ary
pertaining to
-algia
pain
-ation
process, condition
-centesis
surgical puncture to remove fluid
-cision
process of cutting
-crine
secretion
-cyte
cell
-dipsia
thirst
-eal
pertaining to
-ectomy
removal, resection, excision
-emia
blood, blood condition
-gen
to produce
-globin
protein
-gram
record
-graphy
process of recording
-ia
condition, process
-ic, -ine
pertaining to
-ism
condition, process
-ist
a specialist
-itis
inflammation
-lapse
to fall, slide
-logy
study of
-lysis
separation, breakdown, destruction
-megaly
enlargement
-mission
to send
-mortem
death
-oma
tumor
-opsy
to view
-osis
abnormal condition
-ous
pertaining to
-partum
birth
-pathy
disease condition
-phagia
to eat, swallow
-phasia
to speak
-plasm
formation
-plasty
surgical repair, surgical correction
-plegia
paralysis
-pnea
breathing
-rrhage, -rrhagia
bursting forth of blood
-rrhea
flow, discharge
-sclerosis
hardening
-scope
instrument to visually examine
-scopy
process of visual examination
-section
to cut
-sis
state of
-stasis
to stand, place, stop, control
-stomy
opening
-tension
pressure
-therapy
treatment
-thesis
to put, place
-tic
pertaining to
-tomy
process of cutting, incision, to cut into
-um
structure
-uria
condition of urine
-y
process, condition
a-, an-
no, not
ab-
away from
ad-
toward, near
ana-
up, apart
ante-
before, forward
anti-
against
aut-
self
bi-
two, both
brady-
slow
con-
with, together
dia-
complete, through
dys-
bad, painful, difficult, abnormal
ec-
out, outside
endo-
within, in, inner
epi-
above, upon
ex-, exo-, extra-
out, outside of
hemi-
half
hyper-
excessive, more than normal, above
hypo-
below, less than normal, deficient
in-
in, into
inter-
between
intra-
within
mal-
bad
meta-
change, beyond
neo-
new
para-
beside, near, along the side of
peri-
surrounding
poly-
many, much
post-
after, behind